Is there a Renaissance in the Berkshires?

In many ways, the Berkshires were just a backdrop, albeit an amazing one, for our time at Williams. We took in Pine Cobble, the Hopper, Mount Greylock, and the views from the Mohawk Trail or the roads leading to the Taconic State Parkway. But for most of us cities like Pittsfield and North Adams were just a point along the trajectory to New York, Boston, and points west. How well did we know really know our surrounding environment? And what is it like now?

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